Departmental Research Highlights  from 2009-2012

· Lagha, M., Brunelli, S., Messina, G., Kume, T., Relaix, F., & Buckingham, M.E. (2009). Pax3/7:Foxc2 reciprocal repression in the somite modulates multipotent stem cell fates. Developmental Cell, 17, 892-899.
· Tzouanacou, E., Wegener, A., Wymeersch, F.J., Wilson, V.and Nicolas J.F. (2009) Redefining the progression of lineage segregations during mammalian embryogenesis by clonal analysis. Developmental Cell, 17, 365-76.
· Bashamboo A, Ferraz-de-Souza B, Lourenço D, Lin L, Sebire NJ, Montjean D, Bignon-Topalovic J, Mandelbaum J, Siffroi JP, Christin-Maitre S, Radhakrishna U, Rouba H, Ravel C, Seeler J, Achermann JC, McElreavey K. (2010) Human male infertility associated with mutations in NR5A1 encoding steroidogenic factor 1. American Journal Human Genetics 87, 505-12.
· Navarro P, Oldfield A, Legoupi J, Festuccia N, Dubois A, Attia M, Schoorlemmer J, Rougeulle C, Chambers I and Avner P (2010) Molecular coupling of Tsix regulation and pluripotency.Nature468, 457-460.
· Kissa K, Herbomel P (2010). Blood stem cells emerge from aortic endothelium by a novel type of cell transition. Nature 464, 112-5
· Saint-André V, Batsché E, Rachez C, Muchardt C. (2011) Histone H3 lysine 9 trimethylation and HP1γ favor inclusion of alternative exons. Nature Structural Molecular Biology 18, 337-44.
· Lopes, M., Goupille, O., Saint Cloment, C., Lallemand, Y., Cumano, A. and Robert, B. (2011). Msx genes define a population of mural cell precursors required for head blood vessel maturation. Development 138, 3055-66.
· Gommet, C., Billecocq, A., Jouvion, G., Hasan, M., Zaverucha do Valle, T., Guillemot, L., Blanchet, C., van Rooijen, N., Montagutelli, X., Bouloy, M., and Panthier, J.J. (2011). Tissue tropism and target cells of NSs-deleted rift valley fever virus in live immunodeficient mice. PLoS Negl Trop Dis5, e1421.
· Rocheteau, P., Gayraud-Morel, B., Siegl-Cachedenier, I., Blasco, M. and S. Tajbakhsh (2012). A subpopulation of adult skeletal muscle stem cells retains all template DNA strands after cell Division. Cell, 48, 112-125.
· L. Couturier, N. Vodovar and F. Schweisguth (2012) Endoyctosis by Numb breaks Notch symmetry at cytokinesis. Nature Cell Biology, 14,131-9